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Chris Archer Rays at Home vs Boston in MLB Clash

Boston Red SoxTampa Bay Rays
June 12, 7:10 PM | TurfTropicana Field

Boston Red Sox vs Tampa Bay Rays Odds

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MLB wagering interest swings to the Tampa Bay vs Boston battle on Wednesday at Tropicana Field as the Rays try to defend home turf and reward moneyline bettors.

Alfredo Aceves gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Red Sox on this day; he's 2-1 on the season. The Rays, meanwhile, will counter with Chris Archer, who will be looking to improve on his 1-1 mark.

View Boston vs Tampa Bay Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings:
The Rays sit at No. 4 in the American League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Red Sox sit at an American League No. 2 on the same chart.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Tampa Bay has the American League's No. 3-rated offensive output, at 8.9 hits per game. The Red Sox average 9.5 hits per game, good for No. 3 on the American League list.

Comparing defensive stats, Boston owns the American League's No. 2-rated road mark, allowing 3.5 runs per game on the highway. Tampa Bay, on the other hand, rates No. 2 in scoring at home.

The Red Sox were an 8-3 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Rays. That made winners of bettors who got Tampa Bay at +105 on the moneyline, while the total score (11) was good news for OVER bettors. Boston suffered an 8-3 loss against Tampa Bay on Tuesday, as Jon Lester wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Tropicana Field.

Boston Red Sox Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Baltimore are 2-8
After playing Tampa Bay are 6-4
After a loss are 7-3

Tampa Bay Rays Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Kansas City are 6-4
After playing Boston are 5-5
After a win are 6-4

A few Red Sox at Rays trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Boston's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Boston's last 8 games when playing on the road against Tampa Bay
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games when playing Tampa Bay
Boston is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing Tampa Bay
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Tampa Bay's last 8 games when playing at home against Boston
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games when playing Boston
Tampa Bay is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Tampa Bay's last 8 games at home

Next up:
Boston at Baltimore, Thursday, June 13
Tampa Bay home to Kansas City, Thursday, June 13

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